SBA to hold free seminars for small business owners

 Lender Relations Specialist Annie Hudspeth of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and guest speakers, in collaboration with the Coastal Bend College, Beeville, Texas will hold several informative and educational business seminars free-of-charge.

 Learn how to access capital to start or grow your small business through the many SBA’s loan guaranty programs available, tailored to your business needs. Meet resource experts that can help you start, finance and manage a successful small business. Additionally, we will walk you through a host of important topics presented by SBA’s alliance partners to learn key business practices.

 Seminars will be held at Coastal Bend College Lott Canada Facility located at 900 W. Corpus Christi St. (Hwy 59) in Beeville. Dates and topics follow:

 April 29, noon-2 p.m.: Access to Capital and CDC/504 Loan Program

June 10, 12:30-2 p.m.: SBA Programs and Services and SCPRE Pre-Business Workshop

Sept. 9, 12:30-2 p.m.: SBA Programs and Services and SCPRE Pre-Business Workshop

Dec. 9, 12:30-2 p.m.: SBA Programs and Services and SCPRE Pre-Business Workshop; Federal Taxes for Small Businesses and Home-Based Tax Breaks

 Those planning to participate must RSVP to reserve a seat and confirm dates. Contact Nora Cartwright at (361) 362-2633 or noracart@coastalbend.edu.

 For information on SBA programs and services, contact Annie Hudspeth at (210) 403-5918 or annie.hudspeth@sba.gov.            

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